He denied being under the influence during the speech.
Former New Hampshire campaign manager Kerry Marsh explained his actions at a panel hosted by The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College.
Marsh said that Perry had just met with a small group of evangelical leaders and left on a religious "high" after speaking and praying with them.
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